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Coaches Corner #1 - Food After Exercise
The Coaches Corner
Training Trivia Answer:
In the last issue I asked the burning question: Why are the backs of the legs referred to as the hamstrings?
Answer: The "ham" of "hamstring" comes from an Old Teutonic (Germanic) word "ham" meaning crooked. This is in reference to the crooked part of the leg, that is the knee. It also comes from the fact that these muscles look like a shank of ham when they are exposed in an autopsy (good times).
Training Tip #9
This month's tip is inspired by that famous Danish Prince, Hamlet. Who, ever since Bill Shakespeare wrote about him and his dilemma all those years ago has been misquoted ever since. You see, Hamlet was trying to drop a few pounds, not contemplate his own death. What he actually said was: "To eat carbs or not to eat carbs. That is the question."
The answer I give to this question is chow down Hammy baby! I can hear the gasps already So let's examine a few key datum's in order to put this into perspective:
Now what do you do? Well, the space here doesn't allow me to totally address the ideal program for each person, and I know this subject can be quite confusing. So I would encourage those of you that have questions to contact me directly and I can get you on a program that is tailored to your specific needs. You can email me by clicking here or call me at the number at the bottom of this page.
Q. What is the Valsalva maneuver?
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